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as has paul ryan and certainly the vast majority of republicans in the house. which is a commitment not to raise overall taxes. romney's committed to cutting all tax rates at least 20%. ryan and the house republicans want to go to a top rate of 25% corporate and individual. romney's made it clear. any changes are in the context of keeping overall taxes from going up and making sure the middle class doesn't get hit request higher taxes. it's not a tax increase, he's made that clear. >> mr. secretary, a lot of discussion about whether or not the wealthy or the middle class families in america benefit more from any limit of deductions. >> well, a limit of deductions actually would hurt the wealthy to the extent that we're talking about a deduction that the wealthy take in very, very large amounts. a limit on those deductions makes some sense in terms of a progressive tax system. >> what do you think the plan for the president will be tonight? terms of tax reform, mr. reich? >> the president has said that he wants the so-called buffett rule that is a minimum tax particularly in regard t
came not even from paul ryan or senator riden, but it came from bill clinton's chief of staff. this is an idea which has been around for a long time. saying hey let's see if we can't get competition into the medicare world so people can get a choice at lower cost better quality, i believe in competition. >> obama: first of all every study has shown that medicare has lower administrative costs than private insurance does. and private insurance has to make a profit. nothing wrong with that. that's what they do. so you have hire administrative costs, plus profit on top of that, and if you are going to save any money through what governor romney is proposing what has to happen is that the money has to come from somewhere, and when you move to a voucher system you are cutting seniors at the mercy of those insurance companies, and over time if traditional medicare had decayed or fallen apart then they are stuck. this is the reason why aarp has said that your plan would weaken medicare substantially, and that's why they were supportive of the approach that he
's the plan that i put forward. and by the way, the idea came not even from paul ryan or senator wyden, who's a co-author of the bill with paul ryan in the senate, but also it came from bill clinton's chief of staff. this is an idea that's been around a long time, which is saying hau, let's see if we can't get competition into the medicare world so that people can get a choice of different plans at lower cost, better quality. i believe in competition. >> jim, if i can just respond very quickly, first of all, every study has shown that medicare has lower administrative costs than private insurance does. which is why seniors are generally pretty happy with it. and private insurers have to make a profit. nothing wrong with that. that's what they do. and so you've got higher administrative costs plus profit on top of that. and if you are going to save any money through what governor romney is proposing, what has to happen is the money has to come from somewhere. and when you move to a voup evo system, you are putting seniors at the mercy of those insurance companies. and over time if traditiona
for the long term. it came not only for paul ryan, but also came from bill clinton's chief of staff this is an idea that's been around a long time. saying, hey, let's see if we can't get competition into the medicare world so people can get the choice of different plans at lower cost, better qualities. >> jim, if i can respond very quickly. first of all, every study has shown medicare has lower administrative costs than private insurance does, which is why seniors are generally pretty happy with it, and private insurance has to make a profit. nothing wrong, that's what they do. and so you have higher administrative costs, plus profit, on top of that. and if you are going to save any money through what governor romney is proposing, what has to happen, the money has to come from somewhere. and when you move to a voucher system, you are putting seniors at the mercy of those insurance companies, and over time if traditional medicare has decayed or fallen apart, they are stuck. and this is the reason why aarp has said that your plan would weaken substantially and that's why they were sup
is there for the long term. that is the plan i put forth. the idea came not from paul ryan but also it came from bill clinton's chief of staff. this is an idea that has been around for a long time. we are saying let's bring competition into the medicare were also people can get a choice of different plans at lower cost, better quality, and better competition. >> first of all, every study has shown that meeicare has lower administrative costs than private insurance does, which is why seniors are generally pretty happy with it. private insurance has to make a profit. there is nothing wrong with that, that is what they do. so you have higher administrative costs, plus profit on top of that, and if you were going to save any money through what governor romney is proposing, what would have to happen is, the money has to come from somewhere. when you move to a voucher system, you are putting seniors at the mercy of those insurance companies. over time, if traditional medicare has decayed or fall apart, and they are stopped. this is the reason why aarp has said that your plan would weaken medicare substaati
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